Wednesday, October 6, 1999
Medha Patkar, villagers to be released today
EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE
MUMBAI, OCT 5: The Nandurbar Sessions Court today ordered the release of 376 villagers and activists of the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) on personal bond, after 13 days in the Dhule jail. The order also means the end of the four day-old fast by NBA leader Medha Patkar and her six colleagues to protest being arrested by the Maharshtra government. The detainees will be freed on Wednesday, said an NBA press release.
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